Following the latest advice from the Victorian Government ACMI will be temporarily closed from Fri 16 July. Unfortunately, the Fri 23 Jul Character Is Action session will be cancelled until further notice.
Customers with tickets for these dates will be automatically refunded via the card they made the purchase with. If your card has expired, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to make alternative arrangements. Refunds may take 5-10 days to appear in your account.
We look forward to welcoming you back to ACMI soon. Look after yourself, and each other.
A showcase of films that explore the notion of what an animated character can truly be stretched to become.
F. Scott Fitzgerald once wrote that “character is action”. What a character says is one thing but what really defines them is what they do, how they live and how they interact in their world. This – arguably – is as true for a fictional character as it is for anybody in the real-world. But in animation, the worlds that can exist are often so far beyond the norm that they offer licence for the characters that populate them to similarly breach our expectations of ‘real’ whilst remaining true to inner logic of their created universe.
All The Sensations In My Belly
Croatia/Portugal, 13 mins 18 secs, 2020
Hungary, 8 mins, 2020
The Balloon Catcher
Japan, 6 mins 10 secs, 2020
Russia, 5 mins 26 secs, 2020
Pauline Epiard, Valentine Ventura, Tiphaine Burguburu, Clementine Vasseur, Lisa Laine, Elodie Laborde
France, 6 mins 45 secs, 2020
Canada, 15 mins, 2020
Isabel Emily Katherine Wiegand, Asil Atay, Arden Colley, Kellie Fay
Spain, 3 mins 39 secs, 2020
Jelena Girlin, Mari Liis Bassovskaja
Estonia, 10 mins, 2020
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